Saugus man runs for 10,000 consecutive days
By Associated Press | May 23, 2016, 13:12 EST
SAUGUS, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who made a resolution on Jan. 1, 1989, to run every day is still going strong — 27 years later.
Saugus resident Lenworth “Kip” Williamson recently ran for the 10,000th consecutive day.
The 57-year-old General Electric Co. engineering manager tells The Daily Item of Lynn (http://bit.ly/1XryHN2) that he remembers reading at the time that if you can do something for 21 days, it becomes a habit. He said 1989 was a mild winter, which helped him as he is a strictly outdoor runner.
Williamson sticks to the streets, regardless of the weather, and puts in at least 3 miles a day. At least once a week, he puts in a 6- to 8-mile run.
He says as long as his legs work, he will continue running.